Precipitation sensor according to Joss-Tognini

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15189 · Precipitation sensor according to Joss-Tognini


Precipitation sensor according to Joss-Tognini


  • Classical meteorology and hydrology
  • Agriculture meteorology
  • Measuring networks of water suppliers
  • Lysimeter systems
  • Sewage plants

Developed through experience

and equipped with the features and benefits of its proven predecessors, this all-metal Tipping Bucket Precipitation Sensor 15189 is the "best in class". Its functionality is precisely designed to meet the needs of classical meteorology and hydrology as well as semi-professional industrial meteorology. The Precipitation Sensor 15189, in its different variants, is an extremely economical investment. 

  • Best price-performance ratio in its class!
  • Single device or part of an automatic weather station
  • Very reliable and robust measuring system
  • High quality materials
  • Easy installation
  • Connectable to Lambrecht's data logger PreLOG, met[LOG] and Ser[LOG]
Professional Line
00.15189.002000 Sensor with 2 cm3 bucket, unheated
00.15189.004000 Sensor with 4 cm3 bucket, unheated
Measuring range:
2 cm3: 0...8 mm/min • 4 cm3: 0...16 mm/min
± 2 % with intensity correction
Version with 2 cm3 tipping bucked: (~2 g) volume of tipping bucket - 0.1 mm
Version with 4 cm3 tipping bucket: (~4 g) volume of tipping bucket - 0.2 mm
Pulse output:
Reed contact • polarity protected • bounce-free signal
Switching capacity:
Max. 30 VDC / 0.5 A
Collection surface:
200 cm2/ WMO standard
Range of application:
0…+70 °C (frost resistant down to -20 °C)
Supply voltage:
4...30 VDC
Current consumption:
Max. 100 μA • typical 50 μA
Measuring elements:
Tipping bucket system • precision stainless steel bucket acc. to Joss-Tognini
Mounting pipe Ø 60 mm
H 292 mm • Ø 190 mm
Aluminium • anodised
Approx. 3 kg
WMO-No. 8 • VDI 3786 page 7 • EN 50081/82 • VDE 0100
Accessories (order separately):
32.15188.060090 Sensor cable 2 pole, 7 m
00.15091.600XXX Windshield according to Tretyakov for measuring height 1 m, 1.5 m and 2 m
32.15180.023020 Bird defense ring
32.15189.008000 Insect filter for 15189 unheated
PreLOG · Data loggerPreLOG Data logger

for most precipitation sensors with tipping bucket and reed switch output. In addition, the PreLOG can be used as an independent pulse counter. 

The rechargeable battery of the PreLOG allows a reliable operation of up to 5 years. The logger is configured, read out and charged via the mini-USB interface.

The communication of PreLOG via GPRS can be carried out with a modem, via which it also sends alarm messages in the event of an alarm.

PreLOG ECO is the cost-effective version for manual readout of data.  

  • waterproof and low-maintenance
  • user-friendly software
  • sampling mode: event-based recording (no zero values)
  • maximum of readings: 65535
  • integrated intensity correction for Lambrecht precipitation sensors type 15189 (can be deactivated)
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met[LOG] with met[APP] · Data loggermet[LOG] with met[APP] Data logger

The data logger met[LOG] and its browser app met[app] quickly and easily transfer your weather data into your network (LAN). The met[LOG] has an autoconfiguration via plug & play for the uncomplicated commissioning of the serial LAMBRECHT meteo sensors.

Browser App met[APP]

The browser app which is integrated in the met[LOG] for easy visualisation of the current meteorological data in your network. Platform-independent on your PC, tablet or smartphone.

  • Displays the instantaneous values of your LAMBRECHT meteo station
  • Exports the measured values stored by the met[LOG]
  • Configures the met[LOG]

Features and advantages:

  • Real-time access to measurement data via integrated web server, visualised in your browser with met[APP]
  • met[LOG] calculates trends and patterns, and automatically performs corrections based on altitude and air pressure
  • Thanks to its digital outputs the met[LOG] immediately issues a warning or raises an alarm
  • Plug & play: Auto-configuration by push of a button allows full working capability within seconds
  • Various combinations are possible: 7 interfaces allow connection of 4 analog and 3 serial sensors
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